Cory Ballard is an Associate Recruiter primarily focused on Accounting & Finance consulting roles in central Texas. After graduating from UTSA with BBA in Economics, Cory had planned to pursue a career in Public Accounting but was given an opportunity to try his hand at Recruiting and instantly became passionate about the profession. The ability to help others while also growing as a professional is the most rewarding part of the role and what has drawn him in and keeps him motivated.
As mentioned, Cory is a graduate of UTSA. He played 4 years of college baseball earning all-conference and all-region honors in 3 of my years. Since ending his baseball career, he has found a new love for golf which is how he spends most of his free time.
What is one cause or organization you are passionate about?
I am passionate about youth baseball and teaching and developing young athletes. Helping them achieve their goals not only on the baseball field but also teaching them about other areas of life that could lead them to have a very rewarding and successful life beyond athletics.
We know Vaco is your dream job, but if you could do another for just one day, what would it be?
Be a professional golfer.
What is the most important piece of professional/career advice you have received?
You are not remembered for the things you achieve or accomplish but the impact you have on others.
What attracted you to Vaco and your role?
The culture of the team and company along with the ability to use my knowledge of accounting and finance.
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